Stories

Reflections of the “Integration Generation”

By Erin Holland, PLAN “When we were growing up,” Cat Main recalls, “my parents did everything they could to make sure that my sister Kirsteen had all the same opportunities as my brother and …

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Estate Planning for Your Relative with a Disability

By Halldor K. Bjarnason Lawyer, Access Law Group Is your child, sibling, or other relative one of the approximately 50,000 British Columbians receiving Disability Assistance – the provincial government’s support program for people with …

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A Roller Coaster Day

By Kathy Bromley   It’s been a rather long day already and it’s only 4:30. This morning I finished up some paperwork as part of Shannon’s transition from Youth to Adult services. In order …

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Tips on travelling with a special needs child

By Shirley Barber The following are a few airport security tips  which  parents of children with special needs can be aware of: Inform the security officer if the child has any special needs or …

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